'Gleefully iconoclastic ...not just unfailingly readable: it is also a provocative, enlightening and welcome riposte to the cyber-utopian worldview'" THE ECONOMIST

In this spirited book, journalist and social commentator Evgeny Morozov shows that by falling for the supposedly democratizing nature of the Internet, Western do-gooders may have missed how it also entrenches dictators, threatens dissidents, and makes it harder—not easier—to promote democracy.